Having problems with your Kodak Digital Cameras ?

My Kodak Easyshare Z1275 has short battery life. sometimes even newly charged 2600 MaH batteries cause problems. Powers up, lens extends, opens screen to set time and date then powers down. Sometimes i can take a picture or two before it powers down. This is a known problem to Kodak but they want $90 to repair it. Can anyone tell me how to repair it myself. If I can't I will throw it away and use my Cannon exclusively.

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Wait, do you have Li Ion batteries or Ni MH?
\015\012I think that Kodak recommends Li Ion batteries which have a higher voltage on them.
\015\012I got some generic Li ion battery packs off of Amazon.com, with better specs. than Kodak, and they work fine for my Easyshare z1485 IS camera.
\015\012It cost me like $80 to get the charger and two battery packs that are Li Ion, but it's worth it.
\015\012My battery packs are rated at 2000 mAh 3.7 Volts each. It's the voltage that counts. You see, if you would split that in half, the voltage for each AA battery is 1.85V which is much higher than the 1.5V that regular Alkaline or Ni MH batteries are rated at.
\015\012I tried Alkalines, and Ni MH to no avail. But, the Li Ion batteries, did the trick for me.
\015\012Good luck on this 'repair' or battery upgrade.
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